Friday, June 1, 2012
DAILY TENNIS NEWS - BRIEFS
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Accuses Murray of Acting Like a Drama Queen
of the most famous figures in British tennis are firing salvos at one
another after Andy Murray hit back at former Wimbledon champion Virginia
Wade after she accused the world no.4 of acting like a 'drama queen'.
sympathy that Murray’s back is bad but I have more for the other guy as
you cannot play against someone who is being a drama queen,” said Wade.
“I don't think it is intentional, but he feels so sorry for himself he
has no control over the fact he is not acting in an adult way."
Isner Admits to Being Homesick
John Isner blames one month in Europe for the poor form which left him a
French Open loser in the second round to Paul-Henri Mathieu. Now the
North Carolina country boy has cut his losses and headed home, with his
arrival in Britain for the grass season unknown.
never felt comfortable. It's been like that since I've been in Europe,
really. I don't know, slump, I guess you could say. I don't know what
it was. I just didn't play the right way. I'm going to go home, I don't
even want to think about tennis right now," said the North Carolina
American Juniors to Compete at Junior French Open
USTA announced the eight girls and seven boys who have been accepted
into the main draw and the qualifying draw at the 2012 Roland Garros
Junior French Championships. The main draw will be played June 3-10 at
Roland Garros in Paris; qualifying will be played June 1.
following juniors have been accepted into the boys’ and girls’ singles
draws and will represent the United States:
U.S. Boys – Main Draw
Mitchell Krueger, Aledo, Texas
Mackenzie McDonald, Piedmont, Calif.
Noah Rubin, Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Spencer Papa, Boca Raton, Fla.
Alexios Halebian, Glendale, Calif.
U.S. Boys – Qualifying Draw
Thai Kwiatkowski, Charlotte, N.C.
Stefan Kozlov, Pembroke Pines, Fla.
U.S. Girls – Main Draw
Taylor Townsend, Stockbridge, Ga.
Chalena Scholl, Pompano Beach, Fla.
Alexandra Kiick, Plantation, Fla.
Sachia Vickery, Miramar, Fla.
Kyle McPhillips, Willoughby, Ohio
Krista Hardebeck, Santa Ana, Calif.
Jennifer Brady, Boca Raton, Fla.
Christina Makarova, San Diego
Nishikori to play in Newport this Summer
tennis star and current world No. 18 Kei Nishikori has committed to play
in the Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, R.I., to
be held July 9 - 15.
the hottest young players on tour, Nishikori will join defending
champion John Isner, 11-time Grand Slam champions the Bryan Brothers,
Milos Raonic, former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, and Sam Querrey, who
was a finalist at Newport in 2009.
Tennis Job of the Day
The Bronxville Field Club, Bronxville, New York is seeking a head pro.
914 664 3585.
Bob Larson’s Tennis Jobs publishes a weekly list of available tennis
jobs throughout the US market. For a free sample of the current list,
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Collection of Tennis Images For Sale
professional tennis photographer has been shooting for almost 40 years
at all the major and minor tennis tournaments for the wires systems,
daily newspapers, magazines and advertising agencies. He has been to
venues all over the world and has compiled tennis images (archives) of
all the professionals and some juniors. The images have all been
preserved in a temperature-controlled environment and are color
positives (slides), color and black & white negatives and contact
sheets, as well as digital. There are in excess of 400,000 images and
they are for sale. Seller will transfer copyright and will give total
usage to the purchaser. Lists available with players, tournaments,
dates, etc. For more information please contact 954-448-4999.
Investor Wants to Buy a Club in The Great Boston Area
Investor is interested in purchasing a tennis club in the The Great
Boston Area or a part of equity. Long-term leasing with the buy-out
option would be considered..
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617 480 2971.
Vermont Club for Sale
club for sale in Southern Vermont. A 2-indoor, 2-outdoor court facility
ideal for tennis professional husband/wife team. Recent renovations
include: New lighting system for indoor courts, new fitness facility,
lounge and locker rooms. Call or e-mail Bob Cofer at (860)482-9424 or
Wimbledon Four-Ball Cans for Sale
limited number of unused Slazenger Wimbledon Ultra Vis tennis balls are
Cans are priced at $17.50 each, plus $2.00 for shipping. Four cans are
$60.00 plus postage. Delivery in USA only.
email@example.com Makes a great prize for Wimbledon events or